I can't live on a solitary stem
When there's open land and warm wind
There's always more and more to multiply
love love love you, but desire confines

Don't hide in yer heart, on your side, in yer mind
don't sigh sigh and defy what would stay, what should thrive
We're together scattered, and then together high
Together flowered, grown unknown and wild

Give me a flower without a name
Give me an unknown, too tall untamed
I'll give you the tree that I finally found
Roots, roots in the air, branches in the ground

Don't hide in yer heart, on your side, in yer mind
don't sigh sigh and defy what would stay, what should thrive
We're together scattered, and then together high
Together flowered, grown unknown and wild

I need you wild
(Is this what we're living for, to be known and a little more?)


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    Song MeaningCourtesy of an interview with Christopher Weingarten of NY's "The Village Voice" & posted to their blog (9/9/10), Lia Ices was asked: What is "Grown Unknown" about?

    "Grown Unknown" is about resisting the tendency to control and confine our desires. I'm playing around with the juxtaposition between what our minds have constructed about how to love someone, and all that remains beyond those concepts, unexplored. "Grown Unknown" is about letting ourselves, with the one we love, evolve with a spirit of abandon and to celebrate this move toward growing wildly together. And by "wildly" I mean, naturally, untamed, free."

    Gorgeous.
    Maxxieon August 16, 2011   Link
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    Lyric CorrectionThank you for posting the lyrics but may wish to update as this is the translation I've found/heard:

    I can't live on a solitary stem
    When there's open land and warm wind
    There's always more and more to multiply
    love love love you, but desire confines

    Don't hide in yer heart, on your side, in yer mind
    don't sigh sigh and defy what would stay, what should thrive
    We're together scattered, and then together high
    Together flowered, grown unknown and wild

    Give me a flower without a name
    Give me an unknown, too tall untamed
    I'll give you the tree that I finally found
    Roots, roots in the air, branches in the ground

    Don't hide in yer heart, on your side, in yer mind
    don't sigh sigh and defy what would stay, what should thrive
    We're together scattered, and then together high
    Together flowered, grown unknown and wild

    I need you wild
    (Is this what we're living for, to be known and a little more?)
    Maxxieon August 16, 2011   Link

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